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Fun Runs/walks

The fox & the turkey

21 N. Water Street, Batavia

DATE: Thursday, November 28 at 7:30a

DETAILS:  The Fox and the Turkey four mile and youth one mile races is a family tradition! This is the 23rd year offering this Thanksgiving Day event. The four mile race is for everyone, and the youth mile for those 12 years and younger. All races will start and finish in downtown Batavia on the beautiful Fox River. For those who register by Sunday, November 24, pre-race packet pick up will be available on Wednesday, November 27 from 12 to 6:30 PM at the Holmstad Retirement Community.

COST: $10 - $35, depending on age and number of racers

Batavia

Walk 4 Animals

Check In at Peg Bond Center

151 Island Avenue, Batavia

DATE: Saturday, October 12 at 9:00a

DETAILS: WALK FOR ANDERSON ANIMAL SHELTER TO RAISE MONEY FOR ANIMALS IN NEED! ANDERSON CARES FOR OVER 4,000 ANIMALS EVERY YEAR PROVIDING LOVE, HEALTH AND SECOND CHANCES. TOGETHER, WE CAN HELP MORE PETS FIND THEIR FUREVER HOMES IN THE FOX VALLEY AND BEYOND!

COST: $10, pets are FREE with registered participant

Batavia

Batavia United Way 5k Walk/Run or 10K run

River & State Streets, Batavia

DATE: Saturday, October 26 at 8:30a

DETAILS: Kids FUN RUN for 10 and under that is .25 mile over the Peace bridge and back accompanied by Santa and many costumes characters!  Costumes are welcome for all levels of running, we have a costume contest in addition to a Bloody Mary Bar, Abbey Farm donuts, breakfast burritos and post-run celebration at Bar Evolution!

COST: $5 - $40, depending on which level and race you are registering

Batavia

Hustle s'more 5k

Peck Farm Park

4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva

DATE: Saturday, September 28 check-in starting at 3:30p

DETAILS: Run through the prairie of Peck Farm Park at the NEW Hustle S’more 5K! The Kids Mile, for ages 3-12,  begins at 4:30pm, with the 5K following at 5:30 pm (on-site registration and check-in starts at 3:30 pm). Enjoy an awards ceremony and post-race celebration following the 5K that includes FREE hot chocolate and s’mores. 

COST: $15 - $45 depending on when you register and which race you are running

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